Originally Posted by Grainbelt
That is exactly why Bettman should be canned. His expansion plans have been light to moderate failures, even as other franchises (read: Islanders) are weak.
I'd love to see internal documents the the revenue growth he projected (sold to the owners) when they expanded. With two lockouts in the last decade, they have to be way behind.
As they say the devil is in the details. That said this seems to have become an emotional issue. There is suppose to be a Board of Govenors meeting tomorrow, it will be interesting to see if they remain united.
I was in Montreal Saturday night for a Christmas party and can tell you the local fans are really fed up with this.